British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal

We deal with human rights complaints in BC

The BC Human Rights Tribunal is responsible for accepting, screening, mediating, and adjudicating human rights complaints.


  • Hearing scheduling underway
    May 10, 2024 The Tribunal has begun scheduling hearings after a temporary pause related to its backlog strategy. The Tribunal is scheduling hearings in the order of the date the complaint was filed, from oldest to newest. The Tribunal will contact parties in respect of scheduling as their case reaches the top of the queue.… Read more: Hearing scheduling underway
  • May 2024 update
    May 1, 2024 The Tribunal is pleased to report progress under its Backlog Strategy. As at May 1, the Tribunal has 524 open Covid-related cases in its inventory, down from 946 at the beginning of the backlog project. In total, the Tribunal has now closed roughly 68% of its Covid-related cases.  The Tribunal has also made… Read more: May 2024 update
  • November 2023 update
    The Tribunal is pleased to welcome eight new Tribunal Members: Ijeamaka Anika, Jonathan Chapnick, Robin Dean, Andrea Duncan, Theressa Etmanski, Christopher Foy, Andrew Robb, and Laila Said-Alam. The Tribunal has updated its Backlog Strategy regarding the Screening Inventory Project. The Tribunal is continuing its process review and managing delays in its process as a result… Read more: November 2023 update
  • Annual report 2022-2023
    BCHRT’s Annual Report 2022-2023 has been filed with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly and is now available to the public.
  • Tribunal updates
    The Tribunal has updated the Backlog Strategy, Case Path Pilot Project, and Public Hearings.